2017 The 9th Joint Meeting of Chinese Physicists Worldwide 第九届全球华人物理学会-OCPA9

General Information

The OCPA conference is a conference for Chinese Physicists worldwide. Since 1994, the conference has been held regularly every two (or three) years. Past conferences were held in Shantou (1994), Taipei (1997), Hong Kong (2000), Shanghai (2004), Taipei (2006), Lanzhou (2009), Kaohsiung (2011) and Singapore (2014). The scientific program features plenary sessions, followed by invited and contributed talks in parallel sessions. Scientific topics cover the latest experimental and theoretical developments in all subareas of physics. The educational program covers new progress in physics education, public outreach, mentoring of undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Organizing Comittee

Locoal Organizers:

Department of Physics, Tsinghua University

School of Physics, Peking University

Institude of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Collaborative Innovation Center of Quantum Matter


Conference Co-Chairs of OCPA9:

Albert M. CHANG (张绵福), President (OCPA), Duke University

Qi-Kun XUE (薛其坤), Vice President, Tsinghua University

International Advisory Committee


Lei BAO (包雷) Ohio State Univ.

Albert M. CHANG (张绵福) Duke Univ.

Ngee-Pong CHANG (章义朋) CUNY

Tu-Nan CHANG (张图南) USC

Alex CHAO (赵午) SLAC

Jianping CHEN (陈剑平) JLab

Paul CHU (朱经武) Univ. of Houston

Haiyan GAO (高海燕) Duke Univ. and Duke Kunshan Univ.

Xuan GAO (高翾) Case Western Reserve Univ.

Rongli GENG (耿荣礼) Jefferson Lab

Ting-Kuo LEE (李定国) Academia Sinica

Chung-Yu MOU (牟中瑜) NTHU

Cheuk-Yiu NG (伍灼耀) UC, Davis

Jen-Chieh PENG (彭仁杰) UIUC

Kok Khoo PHUA (潘国驹) NTU


Manling SUI (隋曼龄) Beijing Univ. of Tech.

Samuel TING (丁肇中) MIT

Henry TYE (戴自海) IAS, HKUST

Enge WANG (王恩哥) Peking Univ.

Yi-Fang WANG (王贻芳) IHEP, CAS

Wu-Tsung WENG (翁武忠) BNL

Maw-Kuen WU (吴茂昆) National Dong Hwa Univ.

Yue-Liang WU (吴岳良) KITPC & UCAS

Nu XU (许怒) Central China Normal Univ. and LBNL

Chen-Ning YANG (杨振宁) Tsinghua Univ.

Nai-Chang YEH (叶乃裳) Caltech

Bing-Lin YOUNG (杨炳麟) Iowa State Univ.

Chien-Peng YUAN (袁简鹏) MSU

Fuchun ZHANG (张富春) UHK

Dongping ZHONG (仲冬平) Ohio State Univ.


Scientific Program Committee

The Scientific Program Committee includes all OCPA Divisional Coordinators, and Local Committee.


Co-Chairs of Scientific Program Committee

Guilu LONG (龙桂鲁), Tsinghua Univ.

Zhong FANG (方忠), Chinese Academy of Sciences

Haiyan GAO (高海燕), Duke Univ. and Duke Kunshan Univ.

Xincheng XIE (谢心澄), Peking Univ.


Local Committee

Xi CHEN (陈曦), Tsinghua Univ.

Hong DING (丁洪), Institute of Physics, CAS

Xi DAI (戴希), Institute of Physics, CAS

Zhong FANG (方忠), Institute of Physics, CAS

Haiyan GAO (高海燕), Duke Univ. and Duke Kunshan Univ.

Hongjun GAO (高鸿钧), Institute of Physics, CAS

Qihuang GONG (龚旗煌), Peking Univ.

Kuijuan JIN (金奎娟), Institute of Physics, CAS

Hong LI (李泓), Institute of Physics, CAS

Ming LI (李明), Institute of Physics, CAS

Yuxin LIU (刘玉鑫), Peking Univ.

Guilu LONG (龙桂鲁), Tsinghua Univ.

Li LV (吕力), Institute of Physics, CAS

Jie MENG (孟杰), Peking Univ.

Bo SHEN (沈波), Peking Univ.

Qingfeng SUN (孙庆丰), Peking Univ.

Qing WANG (王青), Tsinghua Univ.

Biao WU (吴飙), Peking Univ.

Jian WU (吴健), Tsinghua Univ.

Xincheng XIE (谢心澄), Peking Univ.

Li YOU (尤力), Tsinghua Univ.

Xingjiang ZHOU (周兴江), Institute of Physics, CAS

Pengfei ZHUANG (庄鹏飞), Tsinghua Univ.



First announcement of OCPA9 January 09, 2017 09:12

Dear Colleagues,

The 9th Joing Meeting of Chinese Physicists Worldwide: International Confrence on Physics & Education 
"New opportunities in Physics" (OCPA9)

will take place in July 17-20, 2017, at Tsinghua University, Beijing.


The OCPA9 Co-chairs:

Albert M. Chang (OCPA President, Duke University)
Qi-Kun Xue (Vice President, Tsinghua University)


cordially invite you to OCPA9 (please see the OCPA9 conference poster--http://meetings.phys.tsinghua.edu.cn/en/meeting_page/6).

Under the General Information icon of this website, and also on the Headings page of the: http://meetings.phys.tsinghua.edu.cn/

site announcing the OCPA9 Beijing Conference, you may already have found the history and description of the OCPA conference 
series.  For your convenince, the main description is reproduced here:

The OCPA conference is a conference for Chinese Physicists and Astronomers worldwide. Since 1994, the conference has been held 
regularly every two (or three) years. Past conferences were in Shantou (1994), Taipei (1997), Hong Kong (2000), Shanghai (2004), 
Taipei (2006), Lanzhou (2009), Kaohsiung (2011) and Singapore (2014). The scientific program features plenary sessions, followed by 
invited and contributed talks in parallel sessions. Scientific topics cover the latest experimental and theoretical developments 
in all subfields of physics. The educational program covers new progress in physics education, public outreach, mentoring 
of undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

This OCPA9 conference will feature a list of distinguished plenary speakers, covering Neutrino Physics, Dark Matter
search, Synchrotron Radiation Research, Topological Matter, High Tc Superconductors, Blue-Green
Lasers, Metamaterials, Nanophotonics, Protein Structure, Quantum Optics/Information, and LIGO gravitational wave 

Plenary Speakers:
Steve Chu (Stanford, To be Confirmed)
Kataaki Kajita (Tokyo I, Neutrinos)
Shuji Nakamura (UCSB, Blue/Green Lasers)
Barry Barish (Caltech, LIGO)
Hui Cao (Yale, Nanophotonics)
Shangr Gwo (National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Hsinchu)
Xiangdong Ji (Maryland and SJTU, PandaX Dark Matter Detection)
Chris Monroe (Maryland, Quantum Optics/Information)
Zixun Shen (Stanford, High Tc Superconductors)
Yigong Shi (Tsinghua, Protein Structure)
Yifang Wang (IHEP, Beijing, China High Energy Program)
Xiao-Gang Wen (MIT, Topological Matter)

In the spirit of past OCPA conferences, OCPA9 will host several forums, including:

Nobel Laureate/Distinguished Scientist Forum on Different Approaches to Cutting-Edge Scientific Research
Women in Physics Forum
Science Education Forum on International Collaboration and on Physics Education.

As of today, 60 parallel sessions are planned in the thirteen topical areas: 
Accelerator Physics (AC)
Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (AMO)
Astronomy & Astrophysics (AS)
Biophysics (BP)
Cosmology & Gravitation (CG)
Chemical Physics (CHE)
Condensed Matter and Materials Sciences (CM)
Computational and Mathematical Physics (CP)
High Energy/Particle Physics (HEP)
Nuclear Physics (NP)
Plasma Physics (PL)
Statistical Mechanics and Nonlinear Physics (SM).

Following OCPA8 Singapore, 2014, we will hold the Conference Outstanding Poster Awards, as a important 
component of the conference.  To give further audience, a small number of poster abstract submissions 
(around 30) will also be given the opportunity to give an oral presentation as a contributed talk in 
parallel sessions.  Note that the selection as an oral contributed talk does NOT guarantee an 
Outstanding Poster Award, as the criteria have different components. 

This OCPA9/Tsinghua website will be up and running in late February.  The target date for conference 
registration to begin is March 1, 2017, and the deadline for submitting conference abstracts will be May 1, 2017.

We hope to see you in Beijing!

Albert M. Chang (Duke University)
Qi-Kun Xue (Tsinghua University)

Scientific Program Committee Co-Chairs:
Guilu Long (Tsinghua University)
Zhong Fang (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Xincheng Xie (Peking University)
Haiyan Gao (OCPA; Duke University and Duke Kunshan University)

Local Organizing Institutions:
Tsinghua University, 
Peking University, 
Institute of Physics-Chinese Academy of Sciences, 
and the Collaborative Innovation Center of Quantum Matter.




The OCPA9 Poster January 03, 2017 14:30

Conference Program


Travelling to Tsinghua University

Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA)

BCIA is located about 35 km northwest of Tsinghua University and is the prefered airport for this conference. Transportation from BCIA to Tsinghua University can be found at http://en.bcia.com.cn/traffic/

By Rail

Beijing Railway Station is a major stop for Beijing and is about 30 km away from Tsinghua University.


Campus Map

The campus map can be found at http://www.tsinghua.edu.cn/publish/newthuen/newthuen_cnt/life/img/map.png


Exploring Beijing

Beijing is the capital city of China and has plenty of exciting things to explore. Information can be found at http://english.visitbeijing.com.cn/


For those who are not citizens or residents of mainland China, a Chinese Visa is required to enter mainland China. You may find information below useful!


An Invitation Letter necessary for the application for Chinese Visa F

An invitation letter necessary for the application for Chinese Visa F will be issued to those attendees who need the Chinese visa F to enter China by Office of International Coorporation and Exchange and Office of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Affairs from Tsinghua University, after he/she makes the registration to this conference. Therefore, the attendee's main page of passport needs to be uploaded during the registation if the attendee needs a Chinese Visa F for entry.

The invitation letter can only be produced and issued to the attendee by post after we receive the main page of passport from attendee. We'll also email you the electronic invitation letter as long as it is produced. When you are applying for your Chinese Visa F, the invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or print-out, but the consular officer may require the applicant to submit the original of the invitation letter. Therefore, for your convenience, we'll be appreciateful if you can make the registration to the conference as early as possible.


Information about Chinese Visa F

For those who intend to go to China for exchanges, visits, study tours and other activities, a Chinese Visa F is required for entry in China.

Here are the documents you shall prepare before submission of visa application:

1. Basic Documents

  (1) Passport

  Original passport with at least six months of remaining validity and blank visa pages, and a photocopy of the passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate.

  (2) Visa Application Form and Photo

  One completed Visa Application Form with a recently-taken color passport photo (bare-head, full face) against a light background attached

  (3) Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to those not applying for the visa in their country of citizenship)

  If you are not applying for the visa in the country of your citizenship, you must provide the original and photocopy of your valid certificates or visa of stay, residence, employment or student status, or other valid certificates of legal staying provided by the relevant authorities of the country where you are currently staying.

  (4) Photocopy of previous Chinese passports or previous Chinese visas (applicable to foreign citizensthose who were Chinese citizens and have obtained foreign citizenship)

  If you are applying for a Chinese visa for the first time, you should provide your previous Chinese passport held and a photocopy of its data page.

  If you have obtained Chinese visas before and want to apply for a Chinese visa with a renewed foreign passport that does not contain any Chinese visa, you should present the photocopy of the previous passport's data page and the photo page if it is separate, as well as the previous Chinese visa page. (If your name on the current passport differs from that on the previous one, you must provide an official document of name change.)

2. Supporting Documents


  An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China. The invitation should contain:

  (1) Information on the applicant (full name, gender, date of birth, etc.)

  (2) Information on the planned visit (purpose of visit, arrival and departure dates, place(s) to be visited, relations between the applicant and the inviting entity or individual, financial source for expenditures)

  (3) Information on the inviting entity or individual (name, contact telephone number, address, official stamp, signature of the legal representative or the inviting individual)

3. Special Reminder

  (1) The invitation letter may be in the form of fax, photocopy or computer printout, but the consular officer may require the applicant to submit the original of the invitation letter..

  (2) If necessary, the consular officer may require the applicant to provide other proof documents or supplementary materials, or require an interview with the applicant.

  (3) The consular officer will decide on whether or not to issue the visa and on its validity, duration of stay and number of entries in light of specific conditions of the applicant.

  (4) For further details, please visit the web-site of the relevant Chinese Embassy or Consulate General.


More details about the Chinese Visa can be found at http://cs.mfa.gov.cn/wgrlh/lhqz/lhqzjjs/t1095035.shtml


If you encounter any problem during your application for the Chinese Visa F for entry in China, please feel free to contact us by OCPA9@tsinghua.edu.cn.



The online registration will start on 1st March. More details will be available very soon!

Registration can only be made online via the offical OCPA9/Tsinghua website at http://meetings.phys.tsinghua.edu.cn/, step-by-step instructions can be found at the end of this page. The registration and banquet fee for OCPA9 is listed below:

  Before 6.1 After 6.1 & On-site Banquet
Regular $300 $400 $50
OCPA Member $250 $350 $50
Invited Speaker $250 $350 Waive
Student $120 $150 $30

The registration fee listed above will cover lunches, tea breaks and all conference materials. The Banquet fee will cover the Dinner Banquet on the night of July 19 2017 (Wednesday).


The registration and banquet fees should be transferred to the Tsinghua University account listed below when you register online before 1 June 2017 if you choose to pay online. For your convenience and our preparation & arrangements of OCPA9, we will be grateful for your early online registration!

Account Name: Tsinghua University

Account Number:


To assure an in-time and precise tranfer, please write "OCPA9 Registration Fee", "OCPA9 Banquet Fee"(if you would like to attend the banquet) and "The payer's institute/name" in the Reference for Beneficiary when transferring. Please keep a copy of your transfer receipt and upload it via the OCPA9/Tsinghua website.




Please make your reservation as soon as possible before your arrive at Beijing. All participants are responsible for their own hotel bookings and payments. The plenary speakers will get a subsidy to partially cover their accommondation fees.

For your convenience, we recommend you the following hotels around the Tsinghua University. You can get a negotiated price for each room if you make the reservation online before 1 June 2017. We recommend you making the researvation as soon as possible to avoid the peakest time in Beijing when a hotel room is hard to find during the summer time.


Tsinghua Ziguang International Exchange Center


A negotiated price list is as followed:

Type of Room Price Breakfast Number of Available Rooms Check-In Date Cheek-Out Date
Deluxe Standard 598/per night With Single Breakfast 70 16 July 2017 20 July 2017
Deluxe King Size Bed 648/per night With Double Breakfast 30 16 July 2017 20 July 2017

More details of Tsinghua Ziguang International Communication Center can be found at http://www.burg-hotel.com/hypnosis_chid_posit/610482/home.html


Beijing Xijiao Hotel

A negotiated price list is as followed:

Type of Room Price Breakfast Number of Available Rooms Check-In Date Cheek-Out Date

Standard Room in Building

3, 4 and 5

560/per night With Double Breakfast 120 16 July 2017 20 July 2017
Single Room in Builidng 2 420/per night With Single Breakfast 50 16 July 2017 20 July 2017
Single Room in Builidng 3 450/per night With Single Breakfast 50 16 July 2017 20 July 2017
Deluxe Single Room in Builidng 9 650/per night With Single Breakfast 40 16 July 2017 20 July 2017





Department of Physics,

Science Building, 

Tsinghua University, 

Haidian District, Beijing, 100084

Tel: +86 (0)10 62782711

Fax: +86 (0)10 62781604



If you have any enquiry about this conference, please feel free to contact OCPA9@tsinghua.edu.cn,we will be more than happy to provide you with sincere help!





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